Daniel McConnell (cyclist)

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Daniel McConnell
Daniel McConnell La Bresse 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full nameDaniel McConnell
NicknameDmac
Born (1985-08-09) 9 August 1985 (age 34)
Bruthen, Victoria
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamPrimaflor Mondraker Rotor
DisciplineMountain bike racing
RoleRider
Rider typeCross-country
Professional team(s)
2015Trek Factory Racing

Daniel McConnell (born 9 August 1985) is an Australian cross-country mountain biker. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's cross-country at Hadleigh Farm, finishing in 21st place.[1] This was an improvement on his 39th-place finish at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he won the bronze medal in the men's cross-country cycling, finishing ten seconds behind the winner.[3]

His mother, Jenny Orr, competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the 800 and 1500 metres athletics.[4]

He is married to Australian Elite mountain biker Rebecca McConnell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schlink in London, Leo (13 August 2012). "Australian Dan McConnell finishes 21st in gruelling Olympic mountain bike race". News Limited.
  2. ^ "Daniel McConnell". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Men's Cross-country". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  4. ^ Bruthen boy competes in final day of Olympics

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